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Chronic liver disease is surging in the United States. No group is more affected than Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
Dean Chou, MD, a renowned neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery, has been named chief of the spine division in the Department of Neurological Surgery.
Cardiac surgeons from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center are now seeing patients at ColumbiaDoctors’ multispecialty location in White Plains, New York.
- January 19, 2022
Bariatric surgery is not the easy way out, but the only long-term, proven weight loss treatment we have, says Columbia surgeon Marc Bessler.
- December 17, 2021
It's possible to get through the holiday season without gaining weight or depriving yourself, says Columbia bariatric surgeon Jayne A. Lieb, MD.
- December 10, 2021
Alusine and Isatu Jalloh traveled 4,300 miles to give their girls a chance for a better life. At Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, a team of Columbia surgeons successfully separated the twins.
- November 22, 2021
After nearly dying from COVID-19 last year, the world-renowned transplant surgeon reflects on his recovery and completing his eighth New York City Marathon.
- November 15, 2021
Marcos Vidal Melo, an internationally renowned cardiopulmonary scientist and anesthesiologist, has joined Columbia as chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology.
- November 12, 2021
Recent observations suggest that surgery is possible for some pancreatic cancer patients who are initially deemed inoperable.
- October 15, 2021
Columbia breast cancer patient Karin Diamond credits regular mammograms for catching her cancer early and her surgeon's use of intraoperative radiation for keeping her cancer-free.
- October 7, 2021
After infection with the COVID virus, where does the immune system store the memory? A new study finds memory cells take up residence in the lung to protect against reinfection.
- September 16, 2021
Many patients delay treatment because they remember the long recoveries endured by their mom or grandmother, but most patients can now be treated in the office with less invasive procedures.
- September 3, 2021
Yoon, a surgical oncologist expert in the treatment of gastric cancer, sarcoma, and melanoma, is also the new vice chair of surgical oncology research and education in the Department of Surgery.